ISE will host the Veteran’s Energy Seminar on 9/27, which supports veterans in applying for clean energy jobs.
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The 2018 Materials Day Workshop will explore devices and systems in the field of sustainable energy.
Graduate Teaching Assistant, Sustainable Energy Business Models and Policy ISE director Peter Fox-Penner teaches this course, PL851 in the Questrom School of Business this Fall. The course surveys businesses, technologies, policies, and business models in the main areas of clean energy, with a guest speaker from industry every week. The course meets at 6.30 pm […]
We need a better understanding of business model innovation and adaptation for the utilities of the future
Electric utilities perceive transformation as an opportunity, but a recent study suggests corporate inertia still limits change.
Researchers found that nudges to limit electricity use lowered demand by an amount roughly equivalent to a 70% price hike.
Autonomous vehicles (AVs) are quickly moving from science fiction to reality. Although many experts predict all AVs will be electric-powered, the future is uncertain, and a future of gasoline-powered AVs could be disastrous.
In a WBUR.org commentary piece titled “What Red State Kansas Can Teach Blue State Mass. About Renewable Energy,” ISE Senior Fellow Phillip Warburg revisits the adoption of wind energy in Kansas’ Cloud County and makes a case for why the Bay State should embrace offshore wind energy. Read more
The 51 Percent: A climate communications project to accelerate the transition to a zero-carbon economy
Did you know that the Institute for Sustainable Energy has an incredible group of Non-Resident Senior Fellows? These are people who have risen to high levels in their field – with their focus areas spanning business, policy, and technology — and are now using their expertise and experience to address the challenge of creating a sustainable […]
“Can the electric grid accommodate a future with autonomous electric vehicles? What are the GHG emission implications of this future? How should policy makers grapple with these new technologies?” These are the questions posed by Boston University’s ISE director Peter Fox Penner and researchers Will Gorman and Jennifer Hatch in their new paper published in […]
Energy expert Cutler Cleveland, a College of Arts & Sciences professor of earth and environment, participated in a panel on sustainable energy for the day-long event, which featured appearances by former secretary of state John Kerry and convened more than 20 mayors from across the globe to discuss approaches to combating climate change.